Senior Associate to Counsel - Commercial Litigation / Insolvency (British Virgin Islands)

British Virgin Islands (VG)
Attractive Financial Package (Low Tax Jurisdication)
19 Nov 2023
17 Dec 2023
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner-designate

Leading offshore law firm seeks aspiring barristers / solicitors with circa 5-15yrs+ PQE developed with a top tier Commercial / Chancery Chambers or international law firm for its busy BVI office. The ideal candidates will be extremely bright, motivated and have developed experience with regards corporate litigation, with particular focus on shareholder and boardroom disputes, contested takeovers, contentious / non-contentious solvent and insolvent corporate restructuring and complex insolvency matters. There will also be plenty of trust litigation, asset tracing and fraud litigation thrown into the mix. 

The team is both vibrant and collegiate, led by an approachable and supportive group of partners which will see the new hire benefit from ongoing mentoring and development while getting their hands on matters from an early stage, taking responsibility for multiple files and dealing directly with clients and onshore counsel.

Ideally applicants will possess strong advocacy skills had have some experience of offshore disputes as well as an appreciation of what life is like working/living in the Caribbean, particularly on a smaller island such as the BVI. It is very important to the team that the successful candidate is prepared to make a long term commitment to working offshore and in return will benefit from a genuine career path, flexible working arrangements and a very attractive remuneration package. 

To learn more about this and other opportunities we are currently working on across multiple offshore jurisdictions, please send your CV and supporting information in confidence to or apply directly via this website. 


James O'Brien has been recruiting in the legal sector for over 20yrs and is recognised as one of the leading offshore legal recruiters. Possessing significant relationships across multiple jurisdictions, he offers candidates a hands on, consultative approach, working closely with individuals to achieve their career objectives. Feel free to contact him by email in the first instance to arrange a confidential discussion. 

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